Kacy Hill

 

Kacy Anne Hill is an American model and singer-songwriter.She was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona and had previously worked as a model for American Apparel, as well as a backup dancer on The Yeezus Tour for Kanye West. She released Experience, her first non-album single independently in 2014, with an EP release scheduled for October 2015. The first single from the EP, Foreign Fields, was released in 2015. Hill was also #6 on Dazed and Confused’s Readers’ 100 list and #29 on the Dazed 100 list in 2014. Hill was raised in Phoenix, Arizona and attended Arizona School for the Arts. Hill has a younger sister, Emma. At an early age, she was influenced by music, playing the oboe and saxophone and singing in choir. Hill began modeling at the age of 16 after being discovered by a wedding photographer. She moved to Los Angeles after high school to pursue a modeling career, which led to her becoming the face for American Apparel. She got into music when she met a director named Stephen Garnett, who later directed the video for her first non-album single release, Experience. Regarding her modeling career, Hill stated that she never felt passionate about it. In an interview with NY Mag, she was quoted as saying, “It wasn’t something I really wanted to do; it was something that was there, so I went after it.” Hill was a backup dancer for Kanye West during his 2013-2014 The Yeezus Tour. She had released Experience, a non-album single at the beginning of the tour. The song was produced by Jaylien Wesley also known as JAYLIEN. The video for the song was shot in ten minutes between her getting off a plane and going to a tour rehearsal. During the tour, West was provided with a copy of the song and he immediately signed Hill to his GOOD Music label after his show in Atlantic City. Her song “Experience” received international media attention, with Digital Spy naming it a “track you need to hear” as well as The BoomBox naming Hill an artist to watch in 2015. Hill was also #6 on Dazed and Confused’s Readers’ 100 list and #29 on the Dazed 100 list in 2014. Since the release of Experience, Hill has written songs that will become part of her debut EP with GOOD Music. Entitled Bloo, the songs are said to be a collection of what Hill wants to accomplish musically. The Express Tribune named her one of 10 new music artists you are bound to have on repeat. Additional accolades have come from GQ who stated “Hill’s barreling towards the big time” and NY Magazine who stated she was “ethereal yet catchy” and “one to watch.” Her first major feature was on the song “90210” on labelmate Travis Scott’s Rodeo.

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